28 May, 2019 @ 13:22
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LISTEN: Which singer in Spain made the ‘top 10’ list of songs in the first half of 2019?

Rosalia poses for a portrait backstage at the 19th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Garden Arena on November 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV.
TOP 10: Spain’s Rosalia has had her song included in a list of the best tracks of 2019

A SPANISH singer has created one of the top 10 songs of the year.

In its list of best songs of 2019 so far, TIME magazine has highlighted Rosalia for her tune Con Altura recorded with J Balvin.

PREVIEW: A snip of Rosalia and J Balvin’s critically acclaimed track Con Altura

The track by the genre-defying Catalan artist, 25, was described as a mashup of ‘dembow, hip-hop and flamenco’.

Fresh off the back of her Coachella 2019 performance in California, the Flamenco-inspired musician is celebrated for her ‘chameleonic’ and ‘global’ appeal.

STAR: Rosalia is fresh off the back of her performance at Coachella in California

Her and the reggaeton king each have verses on the track, the video for which already has over 200 million hits on YouTube.

The magazine added: “She’s handled James Blake ballads, voluptuous dancehall anthems and mournful Justin Timberlake interpolations with equal aplomb.”

Other artists included by TIME include, Mark Ronson with his song Late Night Feelings feat. Lykke Li, the Jonas Brothers with Sucker, and FKA twigs with Cellophane.

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